The Do's and Don'ts After a Car Accident
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The Do's and Don'ts After a Car Accident

I was recently involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, since it was my first accident, I was scatter-brained and anxious. What I did not realize at the time was that the actions you take immediately after the accident can affect a personal injury case and the outcome of that case. I wanted to find a way to share my experiences and mistakes with other. Since the Internet is so popular, I figured this would be a great way to do so. While you likely aren't planning on being in an accident soon, if you are, hopefully you remember some of the tips I share on this website.

The Do's and Don'ts After a Car Accident

  • The Insurer Denied Your Claim Because Of Statements You Made: What Now?

    9 February 2015

    You recently were injured in a car accident caused by another driver. Not long afterward, you talked with a representative from that driver's insurance company. Now, the insurer is using some of your remarks against you and refusing to offer you a settlement. You may want to contact a car accident attorney, such as Todd East Attorney at Law, for assistance. Even if some of your statements to the insurer seem questionable to you now, that doesn't necessarily mean you don't deserve financial compensation.

  • Car Recalls: What You Need To Know To Prevent A Recall-Related Accident

    30 January 2015

    More and more vehicles are being recalled for a variety of reasons, from defective parts to mechanical errors. In many cases, these cars that are in need of recalls are involved in accidents before they can be services. Here are some ways you can prevent an accident in a recalled vehicle: Be Proactive Don't wait for a recall to come out. As a responsible car owner, you need to take the initiative to check for recalls on your vehicle on a regular basis.

  • Dogs And Cars Are Not As Cute A Combination As You'd Think -- Restrain Your Pets To Reduce Liability

    26 January 2015

    If you've just gotten a pet and are planning to drive with it in your car, remember that you must restrain it lest it distract you. Pets can interfere with your driving enough to cause an accident, and that would have severe repercussions for you even if you and your pet weren't injured. There could be other penalties as well depending on how the laws of your state are configured. Here's a look at what pets in cars can do, and how that can affect you and your liability in accidents.

  • DWI: Know Your Rights

    14 January 2015

    A DWI, or driving while intoxicated, is very similar to the more common, DUI, or driving under the influence. Depending upon your state, the terms can be used interchangeably, or they could be used to differentiate between driving drunk and driving under the influence of a drug such as marijuana or pain killers. Many people do not know their rights when being pulled over, or while going through a typical DUI check point.

  • Don't Sing The DUI Blues: Tips To Stay Legally Sober

    6 January 2015

    So you were caught driving under the influence. Drinking and driving got you in this predicament, but you are a wise person who takes each life-lesson to heart. All you need to do is understand the law and your own personal drinking capacity. You can do that by hiring a good lawyer to help you with your DUI case and considering some of the following suggestions that can help you stay legal from now on when you drive.